Wisdom from the Birds

Wisdom from the Birds

Hello friends, This time of year, I love watching the birds.  They are busy and often on the move.  This year their migration is especially poignant for me.  We just migrated ourselves.  Not far – still at the base of our beloved Mt. Hood.  But we moved our family to...
Painful Endings as New Beginnings

Painful Endings as New Beginnings

Hello friends, How is it September already?  As we embark on a new season, nearly everyone I know is experiencing some major transition in life.  I’m not just talking about going back to school (although this IS the first time our kids have been in school for a...
Energy Follows Attention

Energy Follows Attention

Hello friends, I have so much news to share with you!  I’ve finished my 2022 calendar, created a giant poster, am selling off some early originals, and have plans for *in-person* art and nature classes this fall!  All of these things are exciting developments in their...
Summer Camp Season!

Summer Camp Season!

Hello friends, It’s summer camp season!  We just finished our first week of camp and boy, did we have a blast!  This year’s camps are focused on the food web.  Each day we are embodying a different creature at a different level in the food web to get a...
Thresholds

Thresholds

Hello friends, And hello summer!  Just like that we are here on the cusp of the summer solstice.  I’m feeling it all right now – excited for summer (yay sunshine!), sad for the school year to end, still confused and uncertain about the pandemic, hopeful as we await a...
A curious shift

A curious shift

Hello friends! Wow.  It really seems like we’ve jumped into summer while barely experiencing spring!  The weather here in Oregon has been unseasonably warm and dry.  It’s beautiful and warm, but a little disconcerting. It seems like the natural world is mirroring the...